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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
524 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Feet-
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Feet-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Feet-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Feet-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County Above 9000 Feet-
Saguache County West of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
Saguache County East of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below
10000 Feet-Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Alamosa  Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Southern San Luis Valley-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Feet-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Northwestern Fremont County Above 8500 Feet-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000 Feet-
Wet Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Teller County/Rampart Range Above 7500 Feet/Pikes Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Feet-Pikes Peak Above 11000 Feet-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Feet-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Feet-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Feet-
Crowley County-La Junta Vicinity/Otero County-
Eastern Las Animas County-Western Kiowa County-
Eastern Kiowa County-Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-
Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County-Springfield Vicinity/Baca County-
524 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...east
central...south central and southeast Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated to scattered snow showers will be possible across the
higher terrain late this afternoon through tonight, with snow
showers increasing in coverage along and west of the Continental
Divide later tonight. Snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches will be
possible by early Saturday morning, mainly across the higher terrain
of the Central Mountains, north of Cottonwood Pass.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

No hazardous weather is anticipated at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will
possible tonight across the higher terrain along the Continental
Divide, especially north of Cottonwood Pass.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
1113 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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Jackson County Below 9000 Feet-
West Jackson and West Grand Counties Above 9000 Feet-
Grand and Summit Counties Below 9000 Feet-
South and East Jackson/Larimer/North and Northeast Grand/
Northwest Boulder Counties Above 9000 Feet-
South and Southeast Grand/West Central and Southwest Boulder/
Gilpin/Clear Creek/Summit/North and West Park Counties Above
9000 Feet-Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet-
Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear
Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet-
Central and Southeast Park County-
Larimer County Below 6000 Feet/Northwest Weld County-
Boulder And Jefferson Counties Below 6000 Feet/West Broomfield
County-
North Douglas County Below 6000 Feet/Denver/West Adams and
Arapahoe Counties/East Broomfield County-
Elbert/Central and East Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet-
Northeast Weld County-Central and South Weld County-Morgan County-
Central and East Adams and Arapahoe Counties-
North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/North Lincoln
County-
Southeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/South Lincoln County-
Logan County-Washington County-Sedgwick County-Phillips County-
1113 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Another very warm and dry afternoon today. Highs will be near 80
across the northeast plains, with mid 50s and 60s in the
mountains. Winds will gradually increase over the plains this
afternoon with gusts up to 25 mph at times. Tonight, snow showers
will develop in the mountains with accumulations of up to 3 inches
along west and northwest facing slopes. Gusty west to northwest
winds will accompany a cold front that will spread across the
northeast plains after midnight.

A dry southwesterly flow aloft will be over the region today,
ahead of a fast moving Pacific trough that will move into
Colorado tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Mountain snow will end by sunrise Saturday morning. Saturday will
be cooler and windy across the area, the strongest winds will be
found across the eastern plains and along the Wyoming border. 40
to 50 mph wind gusts will be possible in these areas. The windy
conditions will continue Saturday night and early Sunday morning
in and near the foothills with gusts to 50 mph.

The beginning of the week will return to dry and warm conditions.
The next chance for cold temperatures and rain or snow will come
Thursday as a system quickly moves across the state.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
1034 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
1034 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

An approaching cold front will move through this evening and
overnight bringing one to three inches of snow to the northern
and central mountains. Before that happens though, gusty winds
are expected across the area today reaching 30 to 40 mph for most
areas. The valleys of northwest Colorado, southeast Utah and
portions of west-central Colorado will see gusts reaching 45 mph
or greater at times with Douglas Pass seeing gusts to 60 mph this
afternoon through early evening. Therefore, a wind advisory has
been issued for these areas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

The cold front will shift to the east by Saturday morning giving
way to clearing skies. High temperatures will be 5 to 10 degrees
cooler than normal. By Sunday, high pressure will build in again
bringing a return to dry and warm conditions for much of next
week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
347 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

NMZ501>540-211045-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
347 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Breezy to locally windy conditions will develop across the region
this afternoon. Favored area for the strongest wind gusts today and
tonight will be across the northeast quarter of the state as an upper
level trough and surface cold front approach from the northwest.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Colder temperatures are expected Saturday night into Sunday morning.
A few locations along the middle Rio Grande valley from in and near Corrales
south to Los Lunas and Belen could observe freezing temperatures for
the first time this season.

Weather can change very rapidly. Always use the latest forecasts,
watches and warning for planning purposes. weather can
change very rapidly. Always use the latest forecasts, watches and
warning for planning purposes.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
335 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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Trego-Ellis-Scott-Lane-Ness-Rush-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-
Pawnee-Stafford-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-Edwards-Kiowa-
Pratt-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-Comanche-Barber-
335 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017 /235 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...south
central...southwest and west central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Day 1 Discussion
----------------

There is a slight chance for an isolated thunderstorm or two
across south central Kansas late this afternoon and early
evening. Severe weather is not expected.

Strong south winds and low relative humidity will create elevated
fire weather conditions this afternoon. Outdoor burning is
discouraged.

Day 1 Hazards
-------------
* Lightning: Limited risk
* Non-thunderstorm wind: Elevated risk
* Fire weather: Elevated risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Days 2-7 Discussion
-------------------

Strong to marginally severe thunderstorms will be possible across
south central Kansas Saturday afternoon and evening. Storms will
be capable of producing up to quarter size hail and gusty winds up
to 60 mph.

Gusty north winds will develop behind a cold front moving across
western Kansas during the day Saturday. Outdoor burning is
discouraged.

Near to slightly below freezing temperatures will be possible
across west central and western portions of southwest Kansas late
Saturday night into early Sunday morning.

Days 2-7 Hazards
----------------
* Saturday
  - Lightning: Elevated risk
  - Severe thunderstorm: Limited risk
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Limited risk
  - Freeze: Significant risk
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Sunday
  - Freeze: Significant risk
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Monday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Tuesday
  - Freeze: Elevated risk
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Wednesday
  - Freeze: Limited risk
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Thursday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Freeze: Elevated risk
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

For more details visit our webpage http://weather.gov/ddc/ehwo

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